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Fort Wayne News, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1898, Fort Wayne, Indiana t i 1 DUu H Frm the Police to la IB the Tracking A SUCCESSOR APPOINTED Fred Dassler Will Pat on tb Captain's Star This Evening OTHER POSITIONS ARE FILLED J Kelley Appointed Sergeant an Gus Takes Bis Place on Force There were some kaleidoscopic change in the police force this morning virtually the entire force an will bewilder those who were not ex peeling the sudden innovation The first shock came with the an by Captain Borgman las night that he intended to resign his res ignation to take effect immediately Thi was privately communicated to Supl and publicly to the when they reported this morning The board of public was callei together early this morning and the res of the captain was accepted Ii order to avoid the rise of false hope among the men and the bother vv out come to the board weie the vacancy long unfilled it was decided to make the np pointment at once The following wcr First Sergeant Fred Gassier to be cap tain Second Sergeant Henry to be firat sergeant Patrolman John Stevens to he secom Gustavo Borgman to be patrolman The new order goes into effect at once and the men given notice to lor the duties of their new positions the board o public wiled for Captain and expressed at his res ignation paying him the highest compli ments as nn efficient officer CAPT LAST ADDRESS Captain Borgman leaves the police to embark in business Yesterday Mr Charles S Basil of the ca tate of the late Henry Brown sold to Mr Borgman the trucking business which is one of the in the city Mr Boig man will organize a stock company anci carry on the business together with Mi John Kelker a son in-law of the former owner In his new Mr will have tho good wishes of a host o friends and all of his associates One does not expect to find much ment lying loose at a police sta tion and no better evidence of the esteem in which the captain was held by his men could have been given than was demonstrated by the scene at call this Bince as captain hr has had charge of the night force it has been the custom Mr Boigman to give the men little talks as to then duties and to endeavor to quell the slight that effect such a body of men In this lie haa been eminently successful The captain had one of these little speeches ready this morning He had thought out what he intended to nay to the men for his leave taking and when they weie as tried to say it Tho was that the big 200 pound captain bioke down and cried like n child while of his men who weigh fifty pounds more joined in the chorus It was with that the men were dismissed out further disgracing themselves and what the captain really would have said if he could will never be known CAPT BORGMAN AS AN OFFICER The career of Captain William Borg man na a police officer is one of which he may well be proud By his skill courage and ability he rose from a man to be captain of the foice and held this position through successive adverse administrations The happenings he has cut a prominent liguie the time he has been on the force would ford material for nov els Some of the principal events in his may be mentioned Mr Borgman was appointed to be a patrolman Oct 2 and was then of age with no experience in the police business He was born nnd reared in Fort Wayne however and had a cial acquaintance winch stood him in good stead the night he was on the force brought him to the point he was lo He had not jet had time to a and was his beat in caucus when he vv as suddenly summoned to quell a tight at a dance Tne lighters thought that he was impersonating an of ncr nnd started to do him up in style cloths torn his eyes blackened and he was in imminent dan get of losing hm life when he managed to stand off me crowd by the fiee use of his revolver came to his Md At that time he lacked experience had the which has made his a tenor to toughs Then as Sow he was a match for any man in the city in a lough and tumble light Borgman moie roughly used on beta by would hare then thrown up job as a bad nm His wont enemy has never ed him of lack of nerve and when he went back it was with a resolution to quire such a reputation that he would never again be placed in such a position This he did and it is commonly known at the police station that the captain has billy club or nippers in the last years Those who knew him peaceably and those who did not tame anyhow came and if any ever escaped after he was caught it is not on When Boigman had served as man foi not quite two in July he was in tion of his ability Mi Buck at a member of the of public at that a member Oi the police commission It was as that Borgman made his reputation as a the pie eminence of which has never been questioned One of the fust successes the pointment as sergeant the out and the breaking up of the gang of thieves This gang the for many months Theie were a half men in the gang and twelve large had been ted by Hum Their plunder was at a safe and was shipped to Chicago and Grand Rapids to be sold Boigman bioke up this gang and some of the stolen goods and in sending the four thieves to the The gang was another of thieves was up bj Boigman while Tins crowd virtually gutted the stores and shopa on Among their number were young nun of good family and high con- Theie were a members of the and after tapping the tills on Broadway they began to rob residences Through five of the thieves were incited and sentenced to two years each in the penitential y Owing to their connection sentence was suspended but the gang was up and did no more stealing Four months ago the leader of this gang to this city and going to a house on tbe west side where their plunder was usually ed took from a seciet compartment in the wall a dozen gold watches which had been concealed there during the since the gang was broken up This be- came known to Captain Boigman but too late to secuie the or the man HIS WORK AS CAPTAIN Since his appointment as captain which was made in June 1801 Boigman not had the Utility to get out and do detective woik as before but he has been heaid fiom to food effect As seigeant and captain he has had an instinctive hatred of a uniform and has always been moie it home in clothes doing tive work the moH ant case ever tinned up bj him was the of the Dolan gang This was dm ng his service as captain The men weie and Theie weie nearly a in the olan gang and they weie foi thing from robbing a chicken loost to blowing a safe Dolan's house on Wells street was made the fence foi the dispos il of the aud when the of the gang weie ovci a wagon oad of goods weie carted away fiom the louse One night Captain Boigman and luce police lay m ambush all light with double shot guns for the gang to blow the safe at he Paul Pulley woiks They came to do the job but were scared oil by a night and the next night the attests vere made Fhe of this gang weie sentenced to he penitentiary and two of them ed their bail bond Theie is a long list if single anests to the of Captain which can not even be One of the sensational anests vas of a forger named Harrison who ob- at the Friends Enterprise on i bogus Electric Light Harrison up and while in the penitential y ell heir to thieves swindlers and blacklegs well the list to which mav be added hose that he bundled out of the they had lime to get m then This most pait of the lolice business has no in it The case and the woik of nan in this case which in a ife sentence for Smith is fiesh m the ninds of the public The life of a police is never free lorn personal danger and Captain has had escapes for us life One lime at the south depot his gave him up A negro named had been of his and was in of the nine a gun Mien Boigman aimed the stuck I.e gun into his face Jn the face of what death Borgman put his and back to his hip cooly took ut hii own and cowed tiie 10 He got a bullet his clothes n Chicago sheet one night fiom a gun in ic hands of Billy Edwards who objected o being Of lafe he has ad little trouble as his reputation had established and the crooks did j hM with Superintendent Ug get and Superintendent Gorsline to great ly improve the force The night force over which he had complete control has never been run more harmoniously or to better effect No one however i egrets the departure of Captain more than the newspaper men In giving out news he has been fair and The who asked the captain for news knew that if theie was news given out he would get it He also knew that Ins competitor would get just that and no moie no mallei how haid he pumped and the result was complete on all sides had a nose foi news could tell the material points in a case nnd always had time to give the they needed With all tho qualifications that aie possessed by Mr none have aided him so much as that faculty which is known na common and it i fair to that this will be of the samo to him in his new ture into which he goes with the good will of hosts of friends THE NEW Fredrick Dassler the new captain of ib popular both on the police forte and also among the business men and householder of the city He has had ex- is intelligent and is wise well qualified for the duties of his new position He is 40 yeais old weighs 173 pounds and stands six feet 111 his stocking feet lacking ol an inch lie was bom in Indiana in In politics he is of tonise a His on police foice as man and seigeant has been clean and he has many important down lo his SERGEANT J K STEVENS J Kelley Stevens who has boon moted fiom the to the oi was made in May He was formerly a in the Bass and is man of splendid He was born in Indiana and is of the same age as the new captain Stevens is five feet eleven inches tall and weighs pounds POLICE OFFICER Gustave who takes the place vacated by Stevens has been for some time a detective on the inia He is physically of the same build and of his captain and goes on the foice with excellent opportunity for success ind the good will of all the friends oi the ex captain HOPE FOR CONSUMPTIVES Being Quietly Pursued at a Pans Medical College A highly important has been silently ing the few months at the Medical Institute Rue la Boetie Pan's From the obtained it that attacked by a is about to capitulate and in scientific circles the idea is mg thai in a short time the tenible malady will be At all events it is beyond question that henceforth consumptives in the fust and second can be to health Theie H nothing mysterious about the method now employed It consists purely of the simultaneous application of thiee methods well known to the medical the individual of which have aheady satisfactory These ods aie inhalations injections of of goat's blood with the addition of the static electric bath The power of formic is well known In the opinion of the specialists in its action upon the Koch bacillus is decisive The difficulty which was at first insurmountable lay in its application It is known that the inhalation of for- mol vapors in the pure state provokes violent coughing nnd tion of the mucous it is clangorous to put delicate and sickly respiratory organs under their microbian toxity Thereto e it became necessary to discover a sort of go between method and one of the discoveries of the Medical Institute of Paris is the tion of a combination of formaldehyde and carbonic acid gas an anaesthetic whose association daily inhalations of minutes or more The bacillus of Koch combated in the caveins it thrives prolificacy loses its vitality and ceases to multiply in a short lapse of time The debilitating expectorations di- minish and the patient experiences a marked improvement REIGN OF TERROR Exists in British Humtn Life NEW ORLEANS Feb letter fiom British Honduras that a reign of exists Negroes predominate and have given out that they will drive white man from the place They have used torch and left Incendiaries have made three attempts to burn the town W S Paul of is in the lily for a few days on business wt v The Boston Transcript It is re- what a number of poisons of intelligence there are who have the im- pression that by the use of electricity five or six horse power will do the woik o fifty or sixty bj wild an Only a few s ago such a person said to me in faith that lie believed that would soon take the place of steam for use because a little motoi of live or hoise would lie able to do the woik oi the heaviest engine real economy the does not lie in its be- ing able to do woik foi each hoi so power that could be done by the steam engine but in the fact that the power for many can be it one station under conditions of much economy than tan be seemed in the locomotive or iu small plants and also in the greater for of a motor the action of the steam engine Speaking the all comes coal aud the steam engine is used to the or mos as they aie called If there weie a machines to be dm en and each of these would take live they would each an mo tor of the same power as it the motoi weie a steam engine and the whole would a station engine which could to them live 111 tlie The loss of in good amounts to from o to 10 pel cent so that the central tion must actually in such a case hoise power tlian the separate steam engines to the same work they would be to do You then where the economy of using lies Let us this as applied to the mining of locomotives for instance An locomotive miming undei con- will use about four pounds of coal an horn foi each horse power An engine a local train will burn five pounds of coal hour foi each hoise power while the usual consumption of a fi eight locomotive is to ten pounds Even this does not lake in the coal wasted while the engine is getting up steam or that binned when the aie banked or away when the files aie this with the results obtained in good Some of these w at an expense of 1.5 pounds of coal foi each hoise power an hour while it is a poor plant which moie than two pounds In the new steamship Kaisei der the engines produce hoise power upon an con- sumption of one and one half pounds of coal for caeli power an hour foi a inn the Atlantic Coal can be de- and handled at laige tial stations and the expenses aie less As a mlc the cost oi fuel on loads is about o per cent of the expenses while on steam loads t is about 10 per cent The leal why the locomotive does not at once take the place of the steam motor is the difficulty and cost of the cunent for long distances without a gieat loss of he ical of tnp To this the loads by elec aie divided into shoit sections ind copper feeder are run lorn the power house to each section this would not entail so much expense f it weie not for the fact that each feeder as it is inci eased in length must also e inci eased in or theie would be a loss of power and the cost of the copper soon gets to be too great ant in size When the scheme or building the undei ground rapid railroad was being gated by a supreme couit commission in experts testified that to transmit ho amount of power that vould be for the train seivice would take worth of copper alone if the power all came rom one station These difficulties were set forth y by Claude Mai shall in a paper read the Chicago Electrical association and Mr Marsha also points out a way n which they may be overcome He n As far as an can see into the it is improbable that electricity vill supplant steam for general ng but there arc nents of the work where the adoption if will be a gieat advancement n thickly settled communities the Xew England Atlantic and entral States the will be d to make changes in their sen ice to compete with the parallel uilley With the nent it seems that 500 or iOO volts at is the limitation of the ent motor and long lines can only be lij placing stations at say ten or twelve nilss The transmission of this involves of great for topper On one load y tested the voltage varied fiom near the station to 240 volts at the nd of a line seven miles distant It is Unions that for transmission ng cm rents must be employed How high voltages are may bs seen rom a little calculation oft of avoid all danger from alum and kindred adulterations in your food it is necessary to use the Royal Baking Powder and that only to raise your biscuit rolls muffins and You are sure with Royal j with others there is doubt ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO NEW YORK r -A copper to deliver one horse er at a motor shaft ten miles from the allowing a 20 per cent drop and copper at 15 cents per pound at 500 volts and at volts ius it is seen that it costs 400 times as much to copper at 500 volts as it does at A voltage of is well within the It is believed that alternating rent motor aie out of consideration for traction purposes and it is true that the experiments have not been successful on account of the low stalling torque and lack of but the improvements have of late been made go far in perfecting this machine it can do the work more economically another question The advantage on score would probably lie w ith the engine which is known to be a light coal burner ENGLISH AUTHORITIES At Last Acknowledge the Superiority American Locomotive Engines of The by The En of London of the records to locomotives has at last given way in the face of testimony so as to establish the of these bev ond a possibility of doubt The parties in in- stance weie the officials of the Atlantic City who had dared to assert that they weie running a regular uled tiain at a speed of sixty miles an houi and keeping well within the ule nt that In the midst of a voluminous most of which on a priori that such performance was simply impossible theie appealed a tei fiom Mi Clement E Stretton an authority on locomotive stating that a joai or two he had himself taken the cautions in timing a tiain on load and that equal to and exceeding those undei discussion had been accomplished the En announced that the time had come at least as far as that was concerned to admit that locomotives weie undoubtedly faster than Englisn cs and cor was invited to discuss of the Foi some weeks a number of letteis have been pub some of which in casting doubt on the of the iccords while 3 attributed the to of track and lolling stock ind a small minority consisting mainly of those who had visited America and seen our locomotives at woik traced the superior and speed of our locomotives to the proper causes Undoubtedly the fundamental ence between the two national types lies n the boiler capacity the American ei having fiom 50 lo 70 per cent more and steam raising than the English boiler Next in is the laiger area of the steam wits in our engines enabling them to re- and discharge the steam freely i mining at high speed aud lastly theic is the smaller diameter of the American driving wheels giving a larger effort nnd a higher piston speed with its consequent of the in- horse power If the loads hauled he the and all other circumstances nio the dame he of two trains will vary ai the hoise power nnd the indicated 101 se power will vary as the piston sure and the piston velocity Good re- ults nt the piston can be maintained by fice passage between a can ample supplies of strain and the back of tho piston and an in- stant of the steam fiom the if the piston High piston speed can be by keeping down the pize of the wheels all of conditions aie ed in the typical locomotive The boiler power is liberal judged by methods the passages me huge and the is high On the other hand the of the English engine is icl limited the steam passages arc lamped nnd the driving wheels arc large riving a low piston speed Hence it foi as naturally as the day follows the light the American locomotive can anl bigger loads or haul its loads faster han those of the English type Whether AROUND THE WORLD Estimated That the Tup Could be Made Twenty-Seven Days When Jules Verne wrote his ing book Around the World in Eighty he set a mark which the has evidently to use in noting any advance in the speed of circumnavigating the world The writer aimed to show the very utmost that could be ed by the means of of day and at the time the book came it had all the possibility and ity which characterized the other works of the author In less than a quarter of a century however the feat of touring the in eighty days lias not only passed out of the realm of fiction into thai of fact but we find out selves within a few years of the day w hen the ordinary ist can make the trip in less than half of eighty days 1 his will be possible just as soon ns the Trans Siberian railroad is l completed or eaily in the twentieth tury The Russian minister of tion M Chilkov has stated that the gieat is opened the tovr ct the Id can be completed in thieo the various divisions of the journey being as follows Biemen to St ly days St to Vladivostok 10 Vladivostok to gan 10 San to Xew York New York to Biemen 7 Total 33 aie evidently based the actual speeds of the transportation lines and an estimated speed of about twenty-five miles an from St to Vladivostok There is no doubt that even this could be i educed if the speed of the and to a less extent of tW ships weie not kept down by tions of economy If any one were to set out to complete the circuit of the globe in the least sible time that modem transportation iij the shape of existing ships and railways is capable of irrespective of cost be possible to i educe the estimate of M Chilkov by five days at least In the figures given below it is that the traveler has the ol the fastest existing ships on the and that the trains are run at the highest rate of speed consistent with the curvature nnd condition of the bed in the districts passed over Thus the Kaiser Wilhelm would available for passage her speed of 22.34 knots per hour and ship is assumed for the passage To maintain the high of the special trains chartered on the roads it is assumed that speeds of frota 60 to 70 miles an hour would be ed on the plains to compensate for lost in the mountain What can be done vv ith special facilities ty shown by the fast runs which are made in this country and in land t The best time that could made by chartering special be about as 4 14 Route New Yoik to Miles or Knots 194 Time in 133.8 32 30.0 27.5 121.0 270.0 Plymouth to London London to Moscow to to Vladivostok to San San to Omaha to Chicago 493 to New York 993 i 665.2 This gives a total of 27 17 for the whole journey If 7 hours be lowed for in delay in would make the occupy 27 days and Banister to i A J f r f
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